James Lindenbaum

James Lindenbaum
Founder, Heroku


James Lindenbaum is a hacker and entrepreneur with a background in agile development and enterprise software consulting. He was a principal at Bitscribe, is a cofounder of Heroku, and is technical advisor to several startups. James loves open-source; his most recent project was Bitswiki. His OCD perfectionism got him hooked on the beauty of Ruby back in 2005, and he’s been an addict ever since.


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Location: D135-136 Level: Novice
James Lindenbaum (Heroku), Orion Henry (Heroku), Adam Wiggins (Heroku)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
What is Heroku really? What can I build? Where is this going? What's the difference between Heroku and a cloud computing platform like Amazon? What if I want to build really serious stuff? By popular request, the Heroku team will answer your questions and talk about the future of Heroku. Read more.
Location: E145 - E146 Level: Expert
James Lindenbaum (Heroku)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
Mongrel is a pure-Ruby webserver, so why aren't you hacking it? Learn how to tailor Mongrel specifically for your app with custom Mongrel handlers and GemPlugins. Extend mongrel_rails, run filters on static assets, or parallelize high-volume actions - all with direct access to your underlying Rails app. Get hands-on with well known Mongrel add-ons, plus app-specific examples from Heroku's code. Read more.
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